Hey Nick Cave, when can we expect a new album? Next week, dear disciples, and it will be a double!

Yes, a new long-player from Mr Cave and his Bad Seeds, entitled Ghosteen (available for pre-order now!) and featuring gorgeous artwork, is set to drop, uh, next week.

Nick Cave - Ghosteen

The Oz music legend dropped the news online, with a few more details about the recording.

Part 1 comprises of eight songs:

The Spinning Song
Bright Horses
Waiting For You
Night Raid
Sun Forest
Galleon Ship
Ghosteen Speaks
Leviathan

Part 2 consists of two long songs, linked by a spoken word piece:

Ghosteen
Fireflies
Hollywood

Apparently, “The songs on the first album are the children” and “The songs on the second album are their parents.”

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